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BCMHSUS launches new provincial tool for concurrent disorders education<img alt="" src="/allpageholding/PublishingImages/about/news-stories/CD%20toolkit%20bundle.png" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />BCMHSUS launches new provincial tool for concurrent disorders educationBC Mental Health and Substance Use Services has launched a new, online toolkit to support people who provide services to those with serious mental health and substance use issues, including concurrent disorders.http://www.bcmhsus.ca/about/news-stories/stories/bcmhsus-launches-concurrent-disorders-toolkit2022-05-16T07:00:00Z
From direct care to education, see how nurses keep the health care wheels turning<img alt="" src="/allpageholding/PublishingImages/about/news-stories/Story%20image.png" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />From direct care to education, see how nurses keep the health care wheels turningThis week, May 9-15, 2022 is National Nursing Week, an annual celebration of nurses across all areas of our health care system. The theme this year is #WeAnswerTheCall. http://www.bcmhsus.ca/about/news-stories/stories/national-nursing-week-20222022-05-09T07:00:00Z
Putting the patient experience first: Correctional Health Services peer support worker channels own experience to help others<img alt="" src="/allpageholding/PublishingImages/about/news-stories/Steve%20CHS%20peer%20mentor.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Putting the patient experience first: Correctional Health Services peer support worker channels own experience to help othersThis Patient Experience Week, April 25-May 1, we meet Steve, a peer support worker and former client with Correctional Health Services (CHS). http://www.bcmhsus.ca/about/news-stories/stories/patient-experience-peer-support-worker-chs2022-04-27T07:00:00Z
Mother and son duo share lived and living experience to inform improvements at BCMHSUS<img alt="" src="/PublishingImages/about/leadership/iuliia-boiun-8x5HELgvZ9w-unsplash.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Mother and son duo share lived and living experience to inform improvements at BCMHSUS​​​At BC Mental Health and Substance Use Services (BCMHSUS), incorporating patient and family experience in planning and program development is a key part of ensuring the highest standard of care. http://www.bcmhsus.ca/about/news-stories/stories/mother-and-son-patient-engagement2022-04-07T07:00:00Z
Indigenous patient navigator supports corrections clients in accessing culturally safe care<img alt="" src="/PublishingImages/about/leadership/20161118-Ford-105.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Indigenous patient navigator supports corrections clients in accessing culturally safe careSince early 2021, Chris Tyler has been in the role of Indigenous patient navigator at Prince George Regional Correctional Centre, representing the first Indigenous patient navigator position within Correctional Health Services in B.C.http://www.bcmhsus.ca/about/news-stories/stories/indigenous-patient-navigator-correctional-health-services2022-03-30T07:00:00Z
In Case You Missed It: 2022 B.C. Concurrent Disorders Conference<img alt="" src="/PublishingImages/about/leadership/BC%20concurrent%20disorders%20panel.png" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />In Case You Missed It: 2022 B.C. Concurrent Disorders ConferenceOn March 10, experts from around the province, the country, and other parts of the world gathered virtually for the second annual BCMHSUS Concurrent Disorders Conference. http://www.bcmhsus.ca/about/news-stories/stories/in-case-you-missed-it-2022-bc-concurrentdisordersconference2022-03-16T07:00:00Z
Inside Alouette Correctional Centre: women supporting women<img alt="" src="/PublishingImages/about/leadership/BCMHSUS_AlouetteCC1_small.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Inside Alouette Correctional Centre: women supporting womenAt B.C.'s only all-female correctional facility, women support women as they recover from trauma and substance use, learn to cope with mental health challenges, and rediscover their dignity and self-worth.http://www.bcmhsus.ca/about/news-stories/stories/inside2022-03-08T08:00:00Z
B.C. Concurrent Disorders Conference returns to address access, quality and capacity<img alt="" src="/PublishingImages/about/leadership/CD%20conference_POD%20feature%20image.png" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />B.C. Concurrent Disorders Conference returns to address access, quality and capacityOn March 10, 2022 BC Mental Health and Substance Use Services (BCMHSUS) will host the second annual B.C. Concurrent Disorders Conference. http://www.bcmhsus.ca/about/news-stories/stories/b-c-concurrent-disorders-conference-returns-to-address-access-quality-and-capacity2022-02-24T08:00:00Z
Not Criminally Responsible: not a get-out-of-jail-free card<img alt="" src="/PublishingImages/about/leadership/BCMHSUS_FPH1_Small.jpg" width="530" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Not Criminally Responsible: not a get-out-of-jail-free cardA new study by a team of researchers from across Canada, including BCMHSUS, shows that contrary to opinions sometimes expressed in public and political discourse, the so-called ‘insanity defence’ is not a legal loophole.http://www.bcmhsus.ca/about/news-stories/stories/not-criminally-responsible-not-get-out-of-jail-free-card2022-02-04T08:00:00Z
Investing in knowledge translation and exchange, BCMHSUS launches new framework<img alt="" src="/PublishingImages/Knowledge%20sharing.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Investing in knowledge translation and exchange, BCMHSUS launches new frameworkA new Knowledge Translation and Exchange Framework has been developed by BCMHSUS to help bridge the gap between knowledge and action.http://www.bcmhsus.ca/about/news-stories/stories/launch-of-knowledge-translation-exchange-framework2022-01-20T08:00:00Z


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